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The Resource Undocumented : the architecture of migrant detention, by Tings Chak

Undocumented : the architecture of migrant detention, by Tings Chak

Label
Undocumented : the architecture of migrant detention
Title
Undocumented
Title remainder
the architecture of migrant detention
Statement of responsibility
by Tings Chak
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This thesis explores migrant detention centres in Canada, the fastest growing incarceration sector in North America's prison industrial complex, and questions the role of architectural design in the control and management of migrant bodies in such spaces. Migrants are detained primarily because they are undocumented. Likewise, these sites of detention bare little trace -- drawings and photos are classified; access is extremely limited. The detention centres, too, are undocumented. The purpose of this investigation is to make visible the sites and stories of detention, to bring them into conversations about our built environment, and to highlight migrant detention as an architectural problem. Through the loosely defined medium of the graphic novel, this thesis presents an architectural tour of the genericized migrant detention centre. Using the conventional architectural tools of representation -- plan, section, axonometric and perspective drawings -- presented sequentially and accompanied by text, we confront the silenced voices of those who are detained and the anonymous individuals who design spaces of confinement"--Author's website
Cataloging source
CaQMCCA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chak, Tings
Dewey number
725/.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV8805
LC item number
.C43 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture
  • Prisons
  • Correctional institutions
  • Illegal aliens
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Immigration enforcement
  • Immigrants
  • Canada
Label
Undocumented : the architecture of migrant detention, by Tings Chak
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Title and statement of responsibility from cover; book has no title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • stilll image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
893837791
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9789492058003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)893837791
Label
Undocumented : the architecture of migrant detention, by Tings Chak
Publication
Copyright
Note
Title and statement of responsibility from cover; book has no title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • stilll image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
893837791
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9789492058003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)893837791

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